Gordon Hull

Gordon Hull
Job Title: 
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2000
Research Interest: 
Dr. Hull's work focuses on moral and political philosophy. His primary research focuses on problems at the intersection of law and technology, with a particular emphasis on intellectual property and privacy. He also works on the history of political thought, and on contemporary European political philosophy.

Recent and/or Relevant Publications

“Coding the Dictatorship of ‘the They:’ A Phenomenological Critique of Digital Rights Management,” in Ethics and Phenomenology, eds. Mark Sanders and Jeremy Wisnewski (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2012), 197-219.

“Review Essay: Robert Merges, Justifying Intellectual Property (Harvard UP, 2011),” Ethics and Information Technology 14 (2012), 169-77.
(with Heather Lipford and Celine Latulipe) “Contextual Gaps: Privacy Problems on Facebook,” Ethics and Information Technology 13 (2011), 389-302.

“Clearing the Rubbish: Locke, The Waste Proviso, and the Moral Justification of Intellectual Property,” Public Affairs Quarterly 23 (2009), 67-93.

"Overblocking Autonomy: The Case of Mandatory Library Filtering Software," Continental Philosophy Review 42 (2009), 81-100.

Area of Research and Teaching Expertise

Justice Policy

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